Veterans and active service members can bring their families to a free Military Family Night Out at Sparta Middle School on Thursday, Oct. 19 at Sparta Middle School from 6-8 p.m.

This program includes dinner, as well as the opportunity to bring parents and children of all ages together while having fun. Learn in a welcoming atmosphere about supportive strategies to increase family wellness. Acquire new ideas for daily living and connect with other military families and services in the community. Each new graduating family will receive up to $300 in gift card incentives.

This free opportunity is for all people who served (or serve) in every branch of the military as well as families who have a loved one deployed.

For more information and to register, call Patrice at the Center for Prevention and Counseling at 973-383-4787, Ext. 245, or email